chief cells


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chief cells

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peptic cells

the gastric epithelial cells that release PEPSINOGEN.

chief cells

the zymogenic or peptic cells of the gastric mucosa which secrete pepsinogen.
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Furthermore, in the untreated control group, the gastric mucosa is intact and no observed ulceration seen with foveolar, parietal, and chief cells in normal conditions (Figure 3a).
The chief cells and the oxyntic cells can be made out in the gastric glands.
Photomicrograph showing chief cells, which are nonimmunoreactive for CAM 5.
2005) (12) quoted oxyphil cells as less numerous than the chief cells.
If a significant injury is introduced in cell cultures or in animal models, more chief cells become stem cells, making it possible to fix the damage.
The normal paraganglia consists of nests of chief cells (type1) and sustentacular cells (type 2).
Histologically, there is usually a single mass, which is most often composed of chief cells that are surrounded by an uninvolved or atrophic rim of parathyroid tissue (figure 1), with or without a separating fibrous connective tissue capsule.
The parietal cells were brighter with central nuclei and appeared distinct from the chief cells.
Chief cells normally produce digestive fluids for the stomach.
5) The adult parathyroid is composed predominantly of chief cells, as well as oxyphilic cells, which are mitochondria rich, and transitional oxyphilic cells, which appear to represent an intermediate phase from chief cell to oxyphilic cell.